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Richard Joseph GOODYER

Regimental number833
Date of birth--/06/1882; secondary dob: 01/06/1882
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
Other NamesGOODYEAR, Richard Joseph
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKaroola, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs Martha Goodyer, Karoola, Tasmania
Enlistment date28 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF40
Promotion date: 10 August 1917


Unit: INF40
Promotion date: 19 December 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Recommendation date: 1 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 4 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Martha GOODYER
Discharge date7 October 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2612 Lance Corporal Thomas Henry GOODYER, 9th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 February 1938
Age at death55
Place of burialBangor Cemetery, Tasmania

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